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Caring for ourselves, Caring for our world with Jaya Rudgard

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Caring for ourselves, Caring for our world with Jaya Rudgard

In developing the qualities of mindfulness, goodwill, and wise understanding, we protect ourselves and we protect others. This day of practice together will cultivate our inherent capacities for mindful presence, discernment and heartfulness through guided meditation practice and dharma reflection. There will be periods of sitting and walking meditation and some mindful movement.

Jaya began meditating in 1985, and was ordained as a nun in the Thai Forest Tradition from 1996-2005. Her first teacher was Ajahn Sumedho, and she is currently completing a four-year teacher training with Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein and others. She teaches retreats at Gaia House and in the USA, and also teaches Mindfulness and Mindful Self-Compassion.

Where are the days held?
The retreat days are held at Frome Steiner academy,
Park Road,
Frome, Somerset, BA11 1EU

How much does it cost?
The price you pay covers the running of the event, the teachers offer their time freely in the tradition of Dana.
If you are able to pay the sponsor rate, you help those who are less able to attend to join us.
£10 standard rate
£15 sponsor
£5 supported


What is Dana?
The livelihood of most teachers depends wholly, or to a large extent, on the generosity and voluntary contributions from retreatants who value their guidance and wish to support the ongoing teachings of the Dharma. You will be given the opportunity to donate during the retreat.

Who can come?
All the retreats are suitable for beginners as well as those with experience of meditation practice.
We warmly welcome people of every age, ethnicity, cultural heritage and religious background, socio-economic group, ability, sexual orientation and gender identity to join us.

What should I bring?
Please bring anything you will need to be comfortable sitting, meditation cushions, pillows, a mat to sit on, a blanket etc. There are chairs available if you would like to sit on a chair.

We also ask attendees to bring a vegetarian dish to contribute to a shared lunch, which is held together and in silence.

What can i expect?
On the retreat, we ask you to arrive for registration between 9.15 – 9.45am. The retreat finishes around 5pm, and we ask that attendees commit to staying for the full day.

Each one-day retreat will be a day of sustained meditation, supported by an atmosphere of silence. The retreat is led by a teacher, and the structure of the day can vary. Typically the day includes periods of sitting and walking meditation, a dharma talk, and guidance on meditation provided by the teacher. Opportunities are provided to ask questions.

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